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Athabasca Oil Sands

Oil sands: a promise and a curse

Thoughts for responsible oil sands development: a visitor's perspective

Shell Canada president dodges crucial questions on environment

Reporters' questions to the Shell Canada president about the environment were met with positive but vague statements.

Mitt Romney's energy independence plan a "nightmare" for Canada: Elizabeth May

May weighs in on how bad things could be for Canada if Romney were elected.

Northern Gateway Pipeline: In whose interests?

China‚Äôs on an oil buying binge.  And Canada is where China likes to shop.  Since 2002 China, through four state owned oil companies, has spent over $65 billion dollars to purchase oil and...